1 University Plaza Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 573-651-2590
http://www.semo.edu/ admissions@semo.edu
About Southeast Missouri State University
  • Year of Foundation 1873
  • Size of Campus 400 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,968
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 12%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,544 in-state, $10,179 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,342
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 8,882
Southeast Missouri State University provides professional education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and in practical experience. The University, through teaching and scholarship, challenges students to extend their intellectual capacities, interests, and creative abilities; develop their talents; and acquire a lifelong enthusiasm for learning. Students benefit from a relevant, extensive, and thorough general education with a global perspective; professional and liberal arts and sciences curricula; cocurricular opportunities; and real-world experiences. By emphasizing student-centered and experiential learning, the University, in collaboration with other entities as appropriate, prepares individuals to participate responsibly in a diverse and technologically advanced world, and in this and other ways contributes to the development of the social, cultural, and economic life of the region, state, and nation.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International, Association of Black Collegians, Chinese Students and Scholars Association of SEMO, Collegiate 100, Indian Subcontinent Student Association, Perspectives Association of Minority Communicators
  • Setting Rural
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Homecoming Weekend , Commerce Bank/Southeast Symphony Orchestra Series, Popular music/entertainment touring acts at the Show Me Center, Southeast Division 1- AA Football, Southeast Mens Div 1 Basketball, Touring Ballet Companies
  • Percent students who are frat members 14%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Mu Gamma, Black Mask Honorary Dramatic Society, Delta Tau Alpha, Phi Eta Sigma, Psi Chi, National Residence Hall Honorary, Omicron Delta Kappa Cicle, Pi Sigma Alpha(Iota Rho Chapter), Sigma Pi Kappa, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Religious Minorities (ARM), Baptist Student Union, Campus Outreach of SEMO State University, Cape Grove Pagan Student Organization, Catholic Campus Ministry, Church of Christ College Outreach, Corpus Christi
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Distance to nearest airport St. Louis (120), Cape Girardeau (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Carbondale, IL (47)
  • Distance to nearest bus Jackson, MO (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Number of students using college housing 27%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (89%), sorority housing (5%), fraternity housing (3%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (1%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 90%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 57%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 2%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 21
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 6%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 40
  • Museums Center for Earthquake Studies, Center for Faulkner Studies, Center for Scholarship in Teaching & Learning, University Museum, Writing Center, Radio station, Television studio
  • Number Of Subscriptions 29,407
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 60
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 430,314
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 700
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library Facilities The Brodsky Faulkner Collection, The Charles L. Harrison Collection
  • Number Of Microforms 1,283,028
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 690
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 13,467
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 460
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Enterprise, Regions Bank, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Boeing, Anheuser-Busch, Northwestern Mutual, Proctor & Gamble, TG Missouri, Montomery Bank, American Express, Baird Durtz Dobson (BKD), Anders Minkler & Diehl, Brown Smith Wallace, Client Services, E
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,073
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
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